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MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
people. >>> for 29 years they took out money from my check to go in to my pension. and the city was supposed to put out an equal amount of money. they didn't fund it like they were supposed to but they got my money, and then they sit around now and they're going to renig on the promise that we got. >> i'm going to talk about how wall street is screwing detroit retirees out of their pensions. >>> today congress managed to get it together to pass something unanimously. it was a bill with "loose change" in the title. [ male announcer ] this duracell truck has some very special power. ♪ [ toys chattering ] it's filled with new duracell quantum batteries. [ toy meows ] [ dog whines ] [ toy meows ] these red batteries are so powerful... that this year they'll power all the hasbro toys donated to toys for tots. want to help power some smiles? duracell. trusted everywhere. >>> we don't want one penny cut from the city of detroits employees. >> about 20,000 workers were promised pensions. a federal judge ruled today that detroit is eligible to go forward with it's chapter nine bankruptcy.
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
couldn't be in the city after dark. they couldn't, you know, work in certain areas. it was a tightly regulated, really a fascist, to use a word that we don't use much anymore. it's that kind of a white nationalist regime. >> i mean, there were -- and we should just say, there were secret police. during nelson mandela's imprisonment, it was illegal to have a picture of him, right? these are -- >> it's all true, chris. >> it couldn't put it in a newspaper. they couldn't put his face or name in a newspaper. >> a lot of us forget that the united states government and many western governments supported white south africa. and in fact, mandela never got off the terrorist list until 2008. and he was elected in 2004, we -- >> 1994. >> 1994, rather! so this is a situation where the united states was on the wrong side, for many, many years. and so what they were up against was a whole world of privilege, that didn't want change, because people made so much money under apartheid. it was very, very profitable. and the exploitation of people there, led to a system and a status quo that wouldn't e
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
congress and this city, washington, that is gridlocked and spent too much time worrying about the next election and not enough time worrying about the next generation. and, you know, the solution to that is ultimately what was envisioned by our fathers and what jack kennedy understood as well and that's the american people. you know, we go through these periods where our politics gets all mixed up and sometimes we're nostalgic about the past. >> i am. >> i know you are. but the truth of the matter is that when you look at our history, there have been a lot of times when congress gets stuck but we get through it and ultimately the american people have pretty good instincts and if over and over again they see that we're not addressing the core problems that we have, eventually they will put in place folks who are serious about getting the work done. >> let's talk about the problem with the legislative branch. the other day speaker boehner said we can't get anything done because we have a divided country, a divided congress. that's the nature of america. there are aisles that have always
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am PST
. she was secretary of the montgomery naacp when arrested, an organization with deep roots in the city's trade union movement, which it helped organize her protest. she years earlier helped organize a campaign for young african-americans to borrow books from whites-only libraries. in other words, rosa parks was not some fuzzy teddy bear who had no idea what she was getting into and was just tired after a long day of work. she was a nonviolent warrior who fought as part of what she knew was an army. she was part of an explicitly left movement that was despised and hated by the ruling certain conservative regimes in alabama and the south. everything her life was and amounted to is absolutely anathama to everything this gop stands for institutionally. makes you wonder who they'll be sending their rosy tweets about 50 or 60 years from now. and if you don't think this santa clausification idea of racism being in the past doesn't have real consequences, consider this. on the very day back in february, the president and leaders of congress dedicated a statue of the very same rosa parks in the c
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
my pension. and the city was supposed to put out an equal amount of money. they didn't fund it like they were supposed to but they got my money, and then they sit around now and they're going to renig on the promise that we got. >> i'm going to talk about how wall street is screwing detroit retirees out of their pensions. in the nation, we know how you feel about your car. so when coverage really counts, count on nationwide insurance. because what's precious to you is precious to us. ♪ love, love is strange just another way we put members first. because we don't have shareholders. join the nation. ♪ baby... ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ >>> today congress managed to get it together to pass something unanimously. it was a bill with "loose change" in the title. [ male announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance in sync? try align. it's the number one ge recommended probiotic that helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ stay in the groove with align. ♪ the was a truly amazing day. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
equality. we have done a lot of changes, passed no child left behind, we see changes in every city i've been a reporter and lived in, from chicago to washington, d.c. to atlanta to new york. all over the place, seeing tremendous national debates, we've seen billions and billions of dollars poured into these hedge funds. at the same time, child poverty has expanded. the republicans are talking about cutting $40 billion from food stamps. and it seems to me there is not the same attention from the community, from the middle class, that this is a huge threat to the success of these kids. >> well, i think you know, different people have different interests. and i certainly think for example, something like child nutrition and child hunger has over the last couple of years gained tremendous steam. and people understand that when kids come to school hungry that makes a huge difference in their ability to learn. right? so you have got advocates who believe that is incredibly important and who are pouring a ton of resources into that. and that is an absolutely worthy cause. you know, as an educa
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
fought at the grass-roots level on campuses and cities to something the u.s. congress took up. >> well, as you know, the black south africans themselves really began to resist the repression, began to resist apartheid, led by nelson mandela and winnie mandela, all of these great men and women, many of whom was forced into exile but continued the struggle. it caught fire. they began to educate and send their anc representatives out of the country and all over the world talking about what was going on. i introduced legislation in the california state assembly where i was serving to divest all of our pension funds from businesses that were doing business in south africa. that caught fire. and investment started all over the united states in various legislatures. the young people on the college campuses started to march and rally. transafrica forms and began to sit in at the south african embassy. we closed down the south african council here in los angeles, so the movement took hold. and we added to that the sanctions, the rallies, the protests, the education about what was going on, and
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 8:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
took out money from my check to go in to my pension. and the city was supposed to put out an equal amount of money. they didn't fund it like they were supposed to but they got my money, and then they sit around now and they're going to renig on the promise that we got. >> i'm going to talk about how wall street is screwing detroit retirees out of their pensions. this is george. the day building a play set begins with a surprise twinge of back pain... and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ in the nation, what's precious to you is precious to us. ♪ love is strange so when coverage really counts, count on nationwide insurance. we put members first. join the nation. ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ [ male announcer ] when seconds count, the experience of adt matters. the alarm initially went off at 12:06. after a few seconds, adt called me, and the guys were caught by 12:29. adt called, and she said, "mrs. white, your carbon-monoxide detector's going off." within a minute, the fire department was there. the extr
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
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